Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 72 95
Rank change year-on-year -6 +23 0
Contract jobs citing VBScript 15 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.16% 1.17% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.34% 2.71% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% +4.00% +1.83%
10th Percentile £413 £290 £226
90th Percentile £438 £428 £369
Scotland median daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year -1.41% +9.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £29.75 -

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 642 479 624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 49.65% 43.11% 36.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 246 315
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £225
90th Percentile £500 £450 £460
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Glasgow median hourly rate £190.00 £47.25 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +302.12% -14.09% +62.96%
10th Percentile £23.00 £43.93 £14.35
90th Percentile £195.00 £49.58 £58.50
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -32.50% +6.67% +7.14%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Glasgow

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VBScript in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Glasgow

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (86.67%) SCCM
3 11 (73.33%) Firewall
4 10 (66.67%) Symantec
4 10 (66.67%) Finance
5 7 (46.67%) Publishing
5 7 (46.67%) Business Continuity
5 7 (46.67%) BCP
5 7 (46.67%) Business Continuity Planning
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 5 (33.33%) Security Operations
7 4 (26.67%) Perl
7 4 (26.67%) Python
7 4 (26.67%) McAfee
8 3 (20.00%) Data Security
8 3 (20.00%) DNS
8 3 (20.00%) Open Source
9 2 (13.33%) Kafka
9 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark
9 2 (13.33%) Nuix
9 2 (13.33%) EnCase
9 2 (13.33%) Kerberos
9 2 (13.33%) SQL
9 2 (13.33%) Apache

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Solr
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) Kerberos
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Security Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (13.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) BCP
1 7 (46.67%) Business Continuity
1 7 (46.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 3 (20.00%) Data Security
3 3 (20.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
2 4 (26.67%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (86.67%) SCCM
2 5 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (13.33%) EnCase
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Symantec
2 4 (26.67%) McAfee
3 2 (13.33%) Nuix
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft